Opening The Glassworks, Barnsley

Dr Billings joined South Yorkshire Police’s Barnsley Central Neighbourhood Policing Team at the opening of the new public square at the Glassworks shopping and leisure precinct to help provide a “safe environment” for the public.

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‘So what works?’ This is one of the most important questions I ever ask the police in my holding to account role. I don’t, of course, put it as impertinently or inelegantly as that; but I have to ask it. Understanding what works is crucial if policing is

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Dr Billings discusses the impact of mental health on policing, the situation in Afghanistan and funding of police services.

Police and Crime Commissioner Expresses Disappointment at Police Pay Freeze

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Dr Billings latest Blog discusses issues including texting whilst driving, expectations from the increase in police officer numbers, the range of careers available in policing and police youth engagement.

Budget Set for Biggest Increase in Police Numbers in Ten Years

Today at a special meeting of the Public Accountability Board, the Police and Crime Commissioner for South Yorkshire, Dr Alan Billings, set a budget for the biggest increase in police officer numbers for more than a decade.

Sheffield Star Column – Police Officer Numbers

Rotherham Advertiser Column – Police Officer Numbers

Dr Billings writes for the Rotherham Advertiser about police officer numbers following a virtual meeting with Dinnington Town Council

PCC responds after 20-year-old man is murdered in Mexborough

Following the launch of a murder investigation by South Yorkshire Police yesterday (Monday 11 January 2021) after a 20-year-old man was shot and killed on Wath Road, Mexborough, PCC Dr Alan Billings has responded.

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In his first Blog of 2021 Dr Billings discusses policing numbers and funding as well as lockdowns and re-calibrating for 2021, cybercrime and the awarding of a QPM for the Deputy Chief Constable.

PCC Cautiously Welcomes the Police Grant Settlement

Dr Alan Billings, South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner, has responded to the police grant settlement announced by the Home Secretary, the Right Hon Priti Patel. The Home Secretary says this will enable commissioners to increase police numbers.

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South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner, Dr Alan Billings' weekly Blog looks this week at the impact of Brexit, police officer numbers and keeping safe over Christmas.